author, 'Three Apples Fell from Heaven'
Novelist and Visiting Professor of English at Mills College in California
Feb. 19, 2009from Bookworm
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Aug. 2, 2001from Bookworm
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I decide to pitch a show that I’m pretty sure won’t ever get made, but I do like the title: "Liza Minelli, Private Detective."
Nov. 13from Martini Shot
This week: check out e-cars with vroom at the LA Auto Show; meet the author of a book about the charismatic man behind the first LA Olympics; hear from the architect who is looking for…
Nov. 18from Design and Architecture
Edward Norton, writer, director and star of 'Motherless Brooklyn', discusses the time-traveling and imperatives that attracted him to this private eye story.
Nov. 7from The Treatment
At the New York Times Dealbook Conference, the Netflix CEO weighed in on Saudi Arabia, increased playback speeds, and the theatrical experience.
Nov. 8from Hollywood Breakdown
The city of LA is launching a design competition to design a new streetlight.
Nov. 19from Design and Architecture
What moves the rods of a water dowser? Is it magic, science or imagination?
Oct. 30from Here Be Monsters
This week, we look at an art show about the romance and challenges of fatherhood, paintings with digital influences, and a retail pop-up store in a gallery.
Nov. 14from Arts & Culture Stories
In the week between the launch of Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus, Mike and Joe discuss HBO Max, which held a big presentation recently.
Nov. 5from Screengrab
Movies about car racing sound like operas scored entirely for bassos. "Ford v Ferrari" fills that bill, but it also has significant things to say on a variety of worthy subjects.
Nov. 15from Film Reviews